1 Tbsp. zest and 1/2 cup juice from 2 large oranges, divided
1-1/2 cups fresh cranberries
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Heat oven to 325ºF.
Combine cookie crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 min.
Beat cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add chocolate; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each until just blended. Pour over crust.
Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 5 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
Meanwhile, mix cornstarch and 1 Tbsp. orange juice until blended. Bring cranberries, remaining orange juice and remaining sugar to boil in saucepan on medium-high heat; simmer on low heat 6 min. or until cranberries are softened, stirring frequently. Stir in cornstarch mixture; bring to boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir 1 min. or until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in orange zest. Cool. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Spoon cranberry glaze over cheesecake just before serving.
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For a simple, yet fun, garnish, use vegetable peeler to cut peel from additional orange into 3 (4-inch-long) strips. Trim and discard any uneven edges with kitchen shears or sharp knife; cut peels into 1/4-inch-wide strips. Gently wind orange strips, in spiral pattern, around drinking straws, securing ends of strips to straws with toothpicks. Freeze 15 min. or until firm. Remove and discard toothpicks, then carefully remove orange spirals from straws. Place spirals on top of cheesecake just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g
Saturated Fat 15g
Trans Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrates 29g
Dietary Fiber 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.